Monthly Archives: February 2013

Millard Erickson on the instantaneous nature and abiding effects of the new birth

Further, it appears that the new birth is itself instantaneous. Nothing in the descriptions of the new birth suggests that it is a process rather than a single action. It is nowhere characterized as incomplete. Scripture speaks of believers as … Continue reading

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John Piper on racial reconciliation and Ephesians 2:11-22: “The issue of racial prejudice…is not a social issue; it’s a blood-of-Jesus issue.”

[The] issue of racial prejudice and snubbing and suspicion and mistreatment is not a social issue; it is a blood-of-Jesus issue. I could base that on many passages where love is rooted in the death and resurrection of Jesus… The … Continue reading

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